The Gallup Blog

Opinion
by Valerie J. Calderon and Daniela Yu

Engaged and hopeful students fare better in school and in life.

Managers need to have more frequent, ongoing conversations with employees. But too many managers aren't up to the task.

City governments battling everything from falling revenues to rising citizen demands should view every employee as a key to success.

Opinion
by Tim Hodges

On the eve of National Teacher Day, few teachers say they have received recent praise and recognition -- a problem that persists but can be fixed.

by Dan Witters and Diana Liu

Experiencing positive emotions on any given day goes up with income, but some regions reach peak positivity at lower incomes than others.

Your employees may not know why your company exists. This is costing your business in measurable outcomes on safety, retention and profitability.

by Jim Harter

Two forces have disrupted what is traditionally called "performance management" -- changing it to "performance development."

by Ryan Pendell

Employee engagement among workers who identified as Democrats fell after the election, but has now returned to where it was.

Opinion
by Ed O'Boyle

It's important for business leaders to understand why so many people rallied to the passenger's side.

by Ed O'Boyle and Jim Harter

Winners of Gallup's Great Workplace Award, now in its 11th year, achieve performance excellence through their cultures of engagement.

The United Nations launches its "World Happiness Report" today. Leaders should pay close attention to the results.

As debates about immigration intensify, there's a major factor to consider: Many entrepreneurial migrants are job creators.

by Jake Herway and Jeremy Pietrocini

Practicing engagement every day allows teams to accomplish more, be more efficient and have better outcomes in their everyday work. This directly improves sales and customer engagement, among other measures.

by Jonathan Rothwell

Globalization has become a scapegoat for rising inequality and weak economic performance, but the evidence for this is weaker than commonly believed.

by Valerie J. Calderon and Jeffrey M. Jones

Most chief academic officers and provosts say their institution is focusing more on the ability of degree programs to help students get good jobs.

by Jonathan Rothwell

Inefficiency in the U.S. healthcare system is a chief reason why costs are spiraling nationwide and why healthcare is consuming an ever-greater share of the gross domestic product (GDP).

by Anna Herforth and Andrew Rzepa

Diet quality has massive implications for the health of people of all ages, classes and genders in every country and in every part of the globe. But do we really know what people around the world are eating, and how do we find out?

by Brandon Busteed

Students and colleges could benefit from putting more emphasis on students' successful exit from -- rather than entrance into -- college in the form of effective career services.

by Marc Janoff

The Global Property Rights Index (PRIndex) is a new research initiative that seeks to understand how people around the world perceive the security of their land and homes.

by Valerie J. Calderon and Jeffrey M. Jones

Faculty members with online teaching experience are more confident in online learning outcomes than are faculty with only in-person teaching experience.